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Nov 9, 2013 2:15pm EST
done is to approach each fire incident from a different point of view such as us ledger it the nozzle man the backup at capt. in the latter company or in gin company growing house on the fairgrounds even baby deliveries on a accidents and to get the idea one thing i want to accomplish in this book is to give the civilian citizen reader and agitating view of what a firefighter does. to show the anatomy piece by piece and go by a single through story and action and what you hear as retirees should get from this book for this story is entertaining reminder of what we did when we were on the job. i have chosen a brief incident that will give some sense of the fire ground for the action this deals with the latter company where i spent most of my career filling in at that particular station and the heading is called man of truck. it goes like this. >> a3p stationary engine engine, ladder truck and a third district battalion chief car i was assigned for 24 hours. and then than one house fighters and then the latter response flames and smoke visible. then filtered into the apparatus floor fro
Nov 16, 2013 12:00pm EST
said down with us to discuss his book a boy governor. the youngest chief executive in any state history. >> a very young age, appointed territorial secretary at 19 which is a record that will probably never be broken. another record was in 1835. and in time people in michigan and the people of detroit came to trust them even though a young person, very skilled and dedicated leader. regarded first of all as by the people in his own territory as a bit of -- coming in from kentucky. the logical thing for him to do would have been to appoint a michigan person. because mason had made such an impression on jackson himself, they had met. jackson of this cement has a lot of confidence and vision. i will appoint him. the strip of land that was disputed between michigan and ohio at st. their back to the northwest the soon to be state michigan would be a straight line. no one knew for sure where the southern end of lake michigan is when ohio became a state they slipped into their constitution a provision calling for of a slightly angled line, the northern boundary so that it would include
Nov 4, 2013 12:05am EST
, of course i was in the room. he said, jack liked having us around doing it. okay. i got the interview. i went out. i wrote the book and i fully expected senator smathers to did i every word. because people do deny. he never did. instead when the "washington post" called him he said, yeah. he said, i said it. i think i was just run over by a dumb looking blonde. >> host: do you editorialize in your book's? >> guest: no, i don't editorialize. i think every biographer and editorialize is in what you choose to put in. and, you know, every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. i really try and be, i try and show all sides. this is why i love biography, because you were telling the history of the time and you're trying to give a nuanced, complex picture which is what most people are. >> host: few women in history you right at that the power to stop the world simply by getting married. for five years the widow of john f. kennedy had been the house object of people's admiration and overwhelming gifts. >> guest: i wrote that in 1978. we're sitting here in 2013, and i would
Nov 9, 2013 9:00am EST
booktv, gladwell e plains how underdogs use the status to their advantage. also, the upsides of being a big fish in a small pound, tonight at 11. on c-span3's american history tv, on a crowded street two feet from then president ford, she pulled the trigger. more sunday sunday at 5:30 p.m.. >> up next, biographer and journalist kitty kelly, the former washington post reporter talks about presidential history, political controversy, and the most memorable moments in american culture. the winner of the outstanding author award from the society and journalists and authors, author of nine nonfiction books including nancy reagan, and her 2013 release "let freedom ring: iconic images of the march on washington." >> author kitty kelly, how did you get into the unauthorized biography business? >> guest: with both feet. with both feet. >> i was a researcher for the editorial page in the washington post years and years ago, and when i left the post, i thought it would be an absolutely wonderful way to make a living. at the time, i went to editorial page conferences every day and provided resear
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